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7 months ago
Pell Frischmann
Location: Wakefield
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
Job Title: Principal Engineer Civil Structures

Reports to: Team Leader

Direct Reports: 4

Main Purpose of the Job

Based in our Wakefield offices you will manage and lead a design team in the delivery of projects associated with our civil structures and highways sector clients. This team has a compliment of 20 and is growing rapidly based on reputation and business development success. Current projects include bridge inspection, load assessments, feasibility reports and the design of highway and rail structures. As a Principal Engineer you will be responsible for the technical and commercial success of your projects and the performance of your team. The successful candidate will be supported by the company to progress their professional development and career.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;


Team leadership


Team performance and professional development.


Project Management


Delivering projects on time, to cost and to quality


Providing technical leadership


Compliance with current standards, codes and legislation.


Preliminary and detail design including contract preparation.


Technical report writing


What Qualifications, Experience & Skills are; Essential or Preferred to be successful in the role? Examples to consider / add to below;




Relevant Bachelors or Masters degree (Civil /Structural Engineering)

Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng or IEng)

Chartered Engineer (CEng)




Minimum 7 years relevant experience post qualification.

Expertise with DMRB and Rail Industry Standards

Expertise in Eurocodes

Expertise in Specifications

Expertise in Contracts


Team Leadership

Project Management

Good understanding of bridge maintenance issues and solutions.

Bridge analysis and design

IT literate

Communication skills; Verbal & Written English

CAD / BIM experience

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